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Samurai Sushi Bar and Restaurant

Fairmont Banff Springs | 405 Spray Ave, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1J4, Canada
+1 403-762-6860
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“sushi” (67 reviews)
“sukiyaki” (11 reviews)
“tuna tataki” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Fairmont Banff Springs | 405 Spray Ave, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1J4, Canada
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Reviewed October 30, 2016

It has been 16+ years we have been visiting the Banff Springs Hotel and the Samurai Sushi Bar. We have never been disappointed. If you want authentic sushi, fresh - fresh - fresh - this is the place to come. And Chef is also amazingly...More

Thank randomhappiness
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Samurai Sushi Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded November 4, 2016

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback on your experience. We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your dinner! Our culinary team is always eager to provide fresh, carefully prepared dishes that accommodate dietary needs and restrictions. We...More

Reviewed October 27, 2016

There were four of us at this restaurant. Two order sushi/sashimi and cooked items of the menu which were very fresh and very good. The other two decided to order the Shabu Shabu which is cooked at the table. Unfortunately, this was not good at...More

Thank lv2tvlatl
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Samurai Sushi Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded November 4, 2016

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your experience with us on TripAdvisor. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your sushi and sashimi! Our culinary team is always seeking to improve our menu options. We will be sure to share...More

Reviewed October 24, 2016

Service at the bar was great. Both chefs work quickly in concert with each other and are very courteous. We had the chef's menu, Japanese style, and each dish was delicious and well thought out. Very fresh seafood. The sushi boat that came to our...More

Thank beernwinetraveler
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Samurai Sushi Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2016

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you kindly for taking the time to evaluate your experience on TripAdvisor. Our culinary team loves to welcome our guests and shower them in an authentic Japanese dining experience. With ingredients flown in fresh from the west coast, we are not...More

Reviewed October 20, 2016

Nice little restaurant within the hotel. Food and service was very attentive. It is tucked away in the basement but worth the detour. Décor could be upgraded.More

Thank womblefromwimbledon
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Samurai Sushi Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2016

Dear Valued Guest, We are so happy to hear you were able to locate and enjoy the best sushi in the Rocky Mountains! Thank you for taking the time to review your experience, we always appreciate the feedback. Warm regards, Jeffrey C. Food & Beverage...More

Reviewed September 30, 2016

We recently visited Samurai for a birthday dinner. From the moment we arrived we were treated like VIP's! The service from all three staff (Ross, Frank and James) was amazing, attentive and professional. The quality of the food is out of this world, hands down...More

Thank cmo62016
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Samurai Sushi Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 1, 2016

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. It's lovely to hear that you were able to join us for such a special celebration. Thank you for the wonderful feedback! Our team always loves to hear such positive feedback. Warm...More

Reviewed September 25, 2016

We found this little gem while staying at the hotel, and are so glad we did. The environment is very quaint and we sat at the bar so we could watch them create our dinner. Everything was amazingly fresh for being so far inland, and...More

Thank TheWanderingCanucks
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Samurai Sushi Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 1, 2016

Dear Valued Guest, It was wonderful to hear that you were able to find one of our best kept secrets! Thank you for taking the time to share your experience on TripAdvisor. I hope you enjoyed the rest of your time in Banff. Warm regards,...More

Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

Amazing family dinner! Frank, our server, was wonderful. Very engaging and knowledgeable. The sushi was absolutely fresh and the Shabu Shabu was fun and delicious.

Thank Wynne L
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Samurai Sushi Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 1, 2016

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for sharing your experience. It's great to hear that you enjoyed your dinner with us. Our team always loves to hear such positive reviews. Warm regards, Jeffrey C. Food & Beverage Manager

Reviewed September 20, 2016

Excellent service, very good sushi. They could use more variety in their rolls. They have a nice sampling of saki's. They claim that they "fly their fish in from Vancouver". It was tasty and fresh - but the food doesn't compare to a restaurant like...More

Thank ladydocBC
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Samurai Sushi Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 24, 2016

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for sharing your recent experience on TripAdvisor. It was wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your sushi! Our culinary team takes great pride in providing an authentic and memorable menu for all of our guests. Warm regards, Jeffrey C. Food...More

Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

Ambience is not the greatest but the fish was verry fresh and delicious! The yellow tail and tuna sashimi were exceptional. The soft shell crab, spicy tuna and the scallops rolls were very good. We had a great experienc! It was my son's Birthday and...More

Thank Shachindra A
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Samurai Sushi Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 3, 2016

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. It was wonderful to hear how much you enjoyed your dinner. Our culinary team always loves to hear such positive feedback. Warm regards, Jeffrey C. Food & Beverage Manager

Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Hi if you are in Banff Alberta and wondering where to eat Japanese, I would recommend this great restaurant at Fairmont Banff hotel. This restaurant has lovely food and making it even a more enjoyable evening was our waiter James who was a sheer delight...More

Thank Obeone56
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Samurai Sushi Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2016

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. I was so happy to hear how much you enjoyed your evening. Our team always loves to hear such positive feedback. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm regards, Jeffrey...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$16 - $51
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fairmont Banff Springs | 405 Spray Ave, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1J4, Canada
  • Public Transportation: There is a bus service run by the town which runs approximately every 40 minutes into Banff. Fare is $2.00 per person. The bus operates daily from 6:35 a.m. until 11:15 p.m.
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Banff National Park  >  Banff
  • Phone Number: +1 403-762-6860
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Description
Enjoy an authentic Japanese culinary experience at the Samurai Sushi Bar and Restaurant. Featuring beautifully presented melt-in-your-mouth fresh sushi and sashimi, as well as, interactive hot pot dinners such as shabu-shabu and sukiyaki. The fish used to prepare Samurai's sushi and sashimi is flown in fresh from Vancouver. Pull up a seat at the Sushi Bar and watch our Chefs work their magic right before your eyes!
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